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1 week ago

Amazon announces free same-day collection for Prime members in the UK

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Amazon UK has today announced a new same-day collection service, available free for Prime subscribers. The online retail giant will allow Prime members to have a package delivered to a chosen collection point within 12 hours, part of its Click & Collect service. If you're not a Prime member, you'll have to part with £4.99 for the luxury.

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1 week ago

AT&T inadvertently lists the Nexus 6 online for $49.99 on contract

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AT&T has made a slight error by noting the price of the unannounced Nexus 6 on its online store. The company hasn't published a product page or announcement, but what has been spotted is a small mention of the Nexus 6 alongside contract pricing. The upcoming Motorola handset will likely set purchasers back by $49.99 on select plans.

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1 week ago

Asus PadFone X Mini making its way to AT&T later this month

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Asus' entry-level PadFone X Mini is set to make its way to the US later this month, as AT&T announced earlier today that it would be offering the device for $199 without a contract to its GoPhone prepaid customers.

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1 week ago

Fierce 2 lands on MetroPCS for $50

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MetroPCS is now carrying the Alcatel OneTouch Fierce 2 smartphone for just $49.99 after an instant $100 discount. The contract-free pricing will get you a 5-inch qHD smartphone with a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera along with 4G connectivity.

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1 week ago

Android Wear notifications come to Google Glass

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Google is launching Notification Sync on Glass that will allow users to see all the notifications on their Android phone from within Google Glass. It's essentially similar to how notifications get pushed through Android Wear for smartwatches. Though the feature is out today, it will require a new version of MyGlass that will be out Wednesday.

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1 week ago

Android L — coming soon (says Google)

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We know, Google. We know.

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1 week ago

Huawei Ascend Mate 7: A second opinion

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Huawei Ascend Mate 7

Only software stands in the way of Huawei emerging as a rival to the big names in Android

Huawei might not be a big brand name in the U.S., but the Chinese manufacturer has claimed its place as the world's No. 3 handset maker, and its products are improving all the time. Huawei's latest oversized smartphone, the Ascend Mate 7, shows that while there's much room for improvement on the software side, the company has hardware and performance pretty much nailed down. And should it secure itself a firm foothold in Western markets, it could prove a major challenger to the more established brands.

Read on for a second opinion on the Huawei Ascend Mate 7.

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1 week ago

Plants vs Zombies 2 Android update hits the beach with lots of new content

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Electronic Arts is rolling out a new and big update for the strategy game Plants Vs Zombies 2 for Android, adding a bunch of new levels, along with many new varieties of plants and zombies, to the mix.

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1 week ago

Droid Maxx soak test for Advanced Calling in the works

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Droid Maxx owners who have signed up for the Motorola Feedback Network have reported receiving an interesting email today. It seems that the Verizon-only handset is going to be undergoing a soak test for VoLTE in the very near future.

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1 week ago

Rogers and Telus to begin selling Samsung Galaxy Note 4 online and in stores Oct. 24

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While U.S. carriers begin official sales and shipments of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 this week, the folks up in Canada will get their chance to get the 5.7-inch smartphone next week, via Rogers and Telus.

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1 week ago

Omate Lutetia smartwatch aiming to attract the ladies

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If you feel as though recent smartwatch offerings have been a bit of a "boys club," you may be in luck. According to a new report, Omate, the creators of the Omate X is set to launch the Lutetia, a smartwatch designed and engineered by a team of women for women.

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1 week ago

New report claims Nexus 6 and 9 with Android L to be revealed Wednesday

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Rumors have been buzzing for weeks about the impending announcement of the Nexus 9, and the latest suggests we'll get all the information we need tomorrow. The most interesting information from the latest whispers is that the Nexus 9, along with the Nexus 6 smartphone being announced alongside it, will feature expandable microSD memory.

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1 week ago

Take the State of the Mobile Nations phones survey for a chance at $600 for a new phone!

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Take a survey, win $600 for a new phone

Right now it's crazy season for new phones. Between the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Android L, the BlackBerry Passport and Classic, and Windows Phone 8.1. There's never been a hotter time for new gadgets. So we want to know what you think — what phones are you looking forward to, what's important to you in a phone, and what you think of your carrier. So we have a survey, and one lucky survey-taker will win a $600 towards a brand new phone!

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1 week ago

Motorola Droid Turbo revealed: Snapdragon 805, Quad HD and two-day battery

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Motorola Droid Turbo

We've got full details on the upcoming Droid hardware from Verizon — and it's a beast

Last week a manual leak gave us a tantalizing look at what's coming in Verizon and Motorola's latest Droid handset, and today we can reveal even more information on what's looking like a super-high-end Moto phone for the U.S.'s biggest carrier. Meet the Motorola Droid Turbo.

Read on for the full details.

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1 week ago

Botanicula brings creepy-crawly gameplay to Android

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A truly bizarre puzzle platformer game called Botanicula has popped into the Google Play Store. It comes from the creators of Machinarium, and has a similarly off-kilter art style and distinct sense of humor.

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